Data Breach

Starbucks iPhone App – not secure

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Starbucks has been storing the passwords for its mobile-payment app, along with geolocation data, in clear text. The credentials were stored in such a way that anyone with access to the phone can see the passwords and usernames by connecting the phone to a PC. (No hacking of the phone is necessary). The app also […]

Data Breach

Most apps from top banks are insecure

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In a study of 40 iOS banking apps from a a variety of countries across the world security apparently wasn’t a requirement! 40% of the audited apps do not bother to validate the authenticity of SSL certificates presented by the Banks web back end. Other than why bother with SSL if you’re not going to […]